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Divi Resorts Promotes Pearl Lake to General Manager of Divi Aruba Phoenix Beach Resort

Divi Aruba Phoenix Beach Resort is proud to announce that Rooms Division Manager Pearl Lake will be the resort’s next General Manager, effective August 1, 2019, taking over the position formerly held by Gerrit Griffith for 11 years.

Summary of the Monthly Bulletin of May 2019: Net Foreign Assets drOPPED

The drop in the net foreign assets of the banking sector resulted from net sales of foreign exchange to the public (-Afl. 324.9 million), mostly related to payments for goods, other investment and other services.

The Aruba Tourism Authority honor loyal visitors on the island

The honoree was Sandy Mayhew who has been visiting the island 11 years consecutively!

U.S. NEWS

Labor nominee Scalia has long record of opposing regulations

Trump selected Scalia Thursday to be his new labor secretary.

Plan to slow Western wildfires would clear strips of land

The estimated cost would be about $55 million to $192 million, a wide range that illustrates the variance in costs for the different types of fuel breaks. Some would completely clear lands, others would mow down vegetation and a third method would replant the area with more fire-resistance vegetation.

Hollywood stars open wallets to Buttigieg’s 2020 campaign

The South Bend, Indiana, mayor was a virtual unknown months ago.

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WORLD NEWS

Kosovo PM resigns following Hague war crimes court summons

Ramush Haradinaj said he agreed to be interviewed at the Kosovo Specialist Chambers next week and didn't want to appear there as prime minister.

UK lawmakers warn citizens’ rights at risk in no-deal Brexit

The rights of U.K. citizens living in the 27 other EU nations, and those of the more than 3 million EU citizens in Britain, are one of the thorniest issues of the Brexit negotiations.

Sea-Watch 3 captain calls for EU action on migrants rescues

Carola Rackete, captain of the Dutch-flagged Sea-Watch 3, was questioned by Italian prosecutors in the Sicilian city of Agrigento on Thursday for allegedly aiding illegal immigration.

COLUMNS

July’s Local Catch

Slowly but surely, Aruba has climbed to the top tier of fishing destinations in the Caribbean. And for good reason.

Science, Technology and Innovation in Aruba A Bop or a Flop?

Aruba wants to build a knowledge economy through the presence of the SISSTEM Faculty, which in simple terms means that knowledge is considered economically valuable, thus it has a price tag to it. The aim is to then export the knowledge (on anything really) and gain economic revenue.

Island Insight Episode XXVI: All for the red Aruban gold 

Playa, was and still is how everyone referred to the area of Horses bay. The beach at the salt lake and the fresh water well close to the village, they all are gone today.